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The National Endowment for the Humanities Awards $30,000 to the School of Media Studies for “AIDS Quilt Touch”

The School of Media Studies is pleased to announce that it was awarded a Digital Projects for the Public Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for “Narrative Threads: The Creation of Digital Memorialization Applications for the AIDS Memorial Quilt.”

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The New School to Host Global Dialogues on Incarceration

  On January 5, scholars, activists, and community leaders from across the country will come together to launch The New School’s Humanities Action Lab (HAL) and its lead project, Global Dialogues on Incarceration, a collaboration among 13 universities.

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Jeff Smith Available for Comment on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson, MO

Jeff Smith, A New School politics professor and former Missouri State Senator is available for interviews and commentary on yesterday’s grand jury decision not to press criminal charges against Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 

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The New School Observes World AIDS Day and Day With(Out) Art

In observance of World AIDS Day and to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the global Day With(out) Art, The New School presents “Reckoning With AIDS,” a series of exhibitions and events focusing on arts and activism.

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The New School to Host Innovative and Immersive Literature Symposium

Over the course of two days, experts and artists on the leading edge of new literature will discuss the future of the craft during the inaugural Innovative and Immersive Literature Symposium.

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The New School to be Honored By Habitat for Humanity for Sustainable Home Design

Two years after New School students designed and built an affordable, energy-efficient home for low-income families in Washington, D.C., three leaders of the project will be honored at Habitat For Humanity of Washington D.C.’s Raising The Roof celebration fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 20.

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New School to Host National Book Award Finalist Reading

On the eve of the annual National Book Awards ceremony, The School of Writing at The New School will host a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature.

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Digital Labor: The Changing Face of Work in a Digital Age

The past decade is marked by the way new digital technologies have dramatically transformed the way many of us work. From November 14-16, The New School delves into what the new freelance and sharing economy means for workers’ rights.

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New School Report: 87,000 NYC Schoolchildren Miss at Least 1 in Every 10 School days

“A Better Picture of Poverty: What Chronic Absenteeism and Risk Load Reveal About NYC’s Lowest-Income Elementary Schools”

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2014 Midterms: Jeff Smith Available for Comment

The New School Politics Professor served in the Missouri State Senate, and is a sought-after political commentator.

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